Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-2009

Publication Title

Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Abstract

By PCR, we detected a high frequency of viruses in adenoids obtained from children without acute respiratory symptoms. Our results suggest that persistent/latent viral infection in the respiratory tract confounds interpretation of the association of pathogen detection by PCR with acute respiratory infection in these sources.

DOI

10.1128/JCM.02331-08

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